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Creative Writing Worksheets with Picture Prompts and Lesson Plan Procedure – Educating Her World

I developed these creative writing worksheets a while ago. These do not include a bubble organizers, but still work well with the writing process plan when done well. I d recommend having your learners choose one picture or the other, or if they want a challenge they could do both pictures.

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Niki Nistikaki's curator insight, March 5, 2014 3:34 PM

Just great! Don't miss it.

 

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Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Good Sources of Writing Prompts

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Good Sources of Writing Prompts | Writing Workshop | Scoop.it

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"On Sunday I shared my ideas for using picture collages as writing prompts. I realize that creating a collage isn't always feasible or appropriate for every situation. Therefore, I went through my archives to create an updated list of sources of creative writing prompts."


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Six-Word Memoirs: The Teachers’ Guides | The Six-Word Memoir Blog

Six-Word Memoirs: The Teachers’ Guides | The Six-Word Memoir Blog | Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Since we launched the Six-Word Memoir project on this site in late 2006 and began publishing a series of books, we've been consistently blown away by how others

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Pamela Koefoed's curator insight, August 26, 2013 1:31 PM

Concise and powerful descriptions about who we are or a certain time in our lives...six word memoirs.

 

 

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Exploring the Power of Language with Six-Word Memoirs - ReadWriteThink

Exploring the Power of Language with Six-Word Memoirs - ReadWriteThink | Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
What do the words we write really have to say about us? In this lesson, students examine the power of word choice as they write six-word memoirs of their lives.

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Why This Connecticut Teacher Wants to Give Up Teaching

Why This Connecticut Teacher Wants to Give Up Teaching | Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
I no longer have the luxury of teaching literature, with all of its life lessons, or teaching writing to students who long to be creative. My success is measured by my ability to bring 85 percent of struggling students to "mastery," ...
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Promoting Student-Directed Inquiry with the I-Search Paper - ReadWriteThink

Promoting Student-Directed Inquiry with the I-Search Paper - ReadWriteThink | Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
The sense of curiosity behind research writing gets lost in some school-based assignments. This Strategy Guide provides the foundation for cultivating interest and authority through I-Search writing, including publishing online.

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The Write Prompts - Writing Prompts

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What is a writing prompt?It is a word, picture, phrase, quote or set of directions to help you kick start your writing for those days when you just can not...
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Seven Good Sources of Writing Prompts

Seven Good Sources of Writing Prompts | Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
On Sunday I shared my ideas for using picture collages as writing prompts. I realize that creating a collage isn't always feasible or appropriate for every situation.

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Writer’s Workshop: Six Word Memoir

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1.)  Six Word Memoir: Write about a significant time (RT @libismorgan: RT @mamakatslosinit: Answer a writing prompt and come link up my friends: http://bit.ly/jJdC0k -----> Here's mine: http://bit.ly/iQB3TM...)...


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Clarity Through Brevity: Integrating Six-Word Memoirs

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At its core, the six-word memoir teaches us to be concise but also introspective. Try describing yourself in six words. Not easy, right? So, for English teachers, the six-word memoir is a great way t

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I-Search/Research Agenda

I-Search/Research Agenda: October 14-October 21


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Mercedes Thornton's curator insight, October 22, 2013 6:08 PM

 

1. Learn how successful, useful, and popular psychiatryis in the U.S.

-Are psychiatrists reaching the goal of treating patients? Are they making a good annual wage? Do patients feel they are being treated?

 

2. Research online, news articles, books, possibly interview a psychologist or psychiatrist.

 

3. Explain why I want this in particular as a career.

 

4. Explain why its important that this practice helps people.

 

5. Explain what I'm doing now to help reach the goal of becoming a psychiatrist.

 

6. What can I do with this career path and the goals I have reached, things I've experienced, and how will that benefit me in trying to achieve this career?

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I-Search Chart

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As part of an I-Search writing process, this handout facilitates the formation of meaningful questions and subquestions for student inquiry.

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